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Caligula (1979)

A fresh look at the rise and fall of one of history's most notorious figures, shot on location in Rome, Capri and along the English Channel.

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I... comme Icare (1979)

After the recently re-elected President of a fictitious state has been assassinated, one of the members of the investigation committee refuses to sign the final report and is given the task... See full summary »

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Zombi 2 (1979)

Strangers looking for a woman's father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead.

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Norma Rae (1979)

A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved.

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Elvis (1979)

Covering the rise of music legend Elvis Presley (Kurt Russell), this film starts with his early years in Mississippi and Tennessee raised by his parents, Gladys (Shelley Winters) and Vernon (Bing Russell). Eventually, Elvis forms a partnership with \"Colonel\" Tom Parker (Pat Hingle) that leads to the release of his first song, \"Heartbreak Hotel,\" which zooms to the top of the charts. Elvis soon catapults to stardom, marrying the beautiful Priscilla (Season Hubley) and becoming an actor too.

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The In-Laws (1979)

In preparation for his daughter's wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom's father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag... See full summary »

The Theme 1979
The Theme (1979)

A famous Russian playwright (Mihail Ulyanov) has a midlife crisis over his work and a liberated woman (Irina Tchurikova).

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The China Syndrome (1979)

A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant.

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Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)

Adventurers return to the overturned ship, seeking a fortune.

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All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

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Killer Fish (1979)

Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.

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Cinderella (1979)

Cinderella is a 1979 animated Soviet film created by the studio Soyuzmultfilm. It is based on Charles Perrault\'s story, Cinderella.

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Jesus (1979)

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Dracula 1979
Dracula (1979)

A man washes ashore in England after a shipwreck and is found by Mina Van Helsing (Jan Francis). The man introduces himself as Count Dracula (Frank Langella) of Transylvania, and proceeds to integrate himself into the lives of Mina and her friend Lucy Seward (Kate Nelligan). However, when Mina dies and her father, Prof. Van Helsing (Laurence Olivier), attributes her death to a vampire, evidence indicates that Count Dracula is the monster, and Lucy is his next target.

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Xiao quan guai zhao (1979)

Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote village with his grandfather who teaches him Kung-Fu. He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their ... See full summary »

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Long quan (1979)

A dishonored student of the Dragon Fist Sect seeks revenge for the death of his teacher.

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The Black Hole (1979)

A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole.

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French Postcards (1979)

A shy student (Miles Chapin) finds love with a Frenchwoman (Valerie Quennessen) as he and other U.S. students meet culture shock in Paris.

Breaking Away 1979
Breaking Away (1979)

Dave (Dennis Christopher) and his working-class friends Cyril (Daniel Stern), Moocher (Jackie Earle Haley) and Mike (Dennis Quaid) spend their post-high school days in Bloomington, Indiana, sparring with snooty students from the local university, chasing girls and--in Dave\'s case--dreaming of competitive bicycle racing. The four friends face opposition from all corners as they decide to make Dave\'s dreams come true in the university\'s annual bicycle endurance race.

Running 1979
Running (1979)

Once-promising long-distance runner Michael Andropolis (Michael Douglas) is given one last shot to prove himself when he\'s allowed a chance to qualify for the U.S. Olympic team. Incapable of competing without somehow sabotaging himself -- either on the field or in real life -- Michael has alienated both his wife, Janet (Susan Anspach), and his training coach (Lawrence Dane). But, knowing that this is his very last shot at greatness, he endeavors to give it everything he can.

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Firepower (1979)

A widow (Sophia Loren) indirectly leads a mob hit man (James Coburn) and his partner (O.J. Simpson) to a billionaire recluse in the Caribbean.

The Frisco Kid 1979
The Frisco Kid (1979)

Rabbi Avram Belinsky (Gene Wilder) lands in Philadelphia intending to travel to San Francisco, where he plans on starting a synagogue. Quickly relieved of his belongings by a group of con artists, Avram optimistically sets out alone on foot toward the Wild West. He gets into one scrape after another until he is rescued, in a way, by a compassionate horseman named Tommy Lillard (Harrison Ford). Unfortunately, Tommy may not be quite as heroic as he seems, and it is still a long way to California.

A Touch of the Sun 1979
A Touch of the Sun (1979)

A blundering U.S. Marine captain (Oliver Reed) must retrieve a space capsule from an African ruler.

Wanda Nevada 1979
Wanda Nevada (1979)

In the American Southwest of the 1950s, middle-aged vagabond Beaudray Demerille (Peter Fonda) survives as a cardsharp who moves from town to town. But his latest victory brings him unwanted spoils in the form of Wanda Nevada (Brooke Shields), a fiery 13-year-old. At first Beaudray does everything he can to ditch Wanda -- until the girl chances upon a treasure map. But Wanda and Beaudray aren\'t the only ones after the loot, and they must contend with a ruthless pair of crooks.

Title Shot 1979
Title Shot (1979)

In Toronto, Canada, a troubled police detective investigates fixed betting and corruption in the world of heavyweight boxing. He uncovers a plot by a crime boss to use computerised data to rig fights. Everything is resolved during an explosive finale, set during a world heavyweight championship bout.

Hurricane 1979
Hurricane (1979)

A Navy captain\'s (Jason Robards) daughter (Mia Farrow) flirts with an ensign and a well-heeled native (Dayton Ka\'Ne) in windy 1920 Pago Pago.

Tigers in Lipstick 1979
Tigers in Lipstick (1979)

An Italian comedy about a heist involving a princess\'s necklace, and a cast of character\'s who are not what they seem. They do about anything they can to get the necklace from each other.

La Sabina 1979
La Sabina (1979)

English scholar visits a small Spanish town in the Andalusian mountains to investigate the disappearance of another English scholar long ago. He learns of the legend of Sabina, a mysterious dragon woman who becomes his obsession.

The Human Factor 1979
The Human Factor (1979)

An English spy (Nicol Williamson) must leave his family and defect to Moscow.

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Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)

A man enlists the help of two sword fighters (Wei Pai, Liu Sung Chen) to seek revenge upon his father\'s mortal enemy.